weekend warriors // #LTfriendsgiving in val-d’isère, part 2

Oh, you thought we were finished professing our love for our holiday getaway to Val-d’Isère? You were wrong. So very, very wrong. If you read the first post detailing our #LTfriendsgiving weekend in this snowy alpine town, you’ll know we spent the majority of our time eating and drinking with our feet up by the fire. Though we could have happily camped out in our chalet for the entire weekend, Saturday morning marked the official opening of Val-d’Isère’s ski season. As long-time (but admittedly infrequent) skiers, Carolyn and Jeff were itching to hit the slopes, and though he had never skied before in his life, Sean was willing to give it a try. When in…

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weekend warriors // #LTfriendsgiving in val-d’isère, part 1

The holidays have come and gone, and we’re pretty sure that no one’s more mixed up than we are to see this season go. On the one hand… a whole year to wait until Santa returns and we eat all the Christmas cookies guilt-free. Whomp whomp. On the other hand, the end of this month marks the wino’s first wedding anniversary AND the expected arrival of the romantic’s little lazy baby! Whoop whoop! In the meantime, while we sort through our emotions, we figure the best way to cope with how fast the festivities came and went is to relive the #1 highlight of our holiday season: #LTfriendsgiving at our VIP Ski Chalet in Val-d’Isère.…

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#LTfriendsgiving // an alpine road trip with @Auto_Europe

Depending on where you live, you might be dealing with the same (disappointing) unseasonably warm weather we’re each facing in Philadelphia and London this holiday season. While it looks like a white Christmas will take place only in our dreams this year, we can’t complain too much — we had a quick preview of a real winter wonderland during our very alpine #LTfriendsgiving, and it was everything we wanted and more. We have lots to share from our long weekend in the French Alps, but we thought we’d start at the very beginning: with our snowy Auto Europe car trip through the winding mountain roads that took us from Geneva to Val d’Isère. First step: choosing the perfect…

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travel announcement! #LTfriendsgiving, alpine edition

Listen, we love autumn. We’re all about the fall foliage and new sweaters, and we’ve even been known to sip a few pumpkin-flavored beverages. But with Halloween behind us and the temperatures continuing to drop, we’re getting itchy for the next season. Christmas and New Years are on the horizon, and we can’t wait for all the merry and the bright and the fa la la! BUT FIRST, there’s another very important holiday approaching. An American holiday involving many carbohydrates and lots of time to do what we do best: eat, drink, and relax. So, dear friends, we invite you to pour yourself a glass of red wine or whip up a steaming hot toddy (or…

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